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The '''City of New York''', often called '''New York City,''' '''New York''', or simply '''The City''', is the List of United States cities by population|most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the U.S. state|state of New York (state)|New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just , New York is also the List of United States cities by population density|most densely populated major city in the United States. A global city|global power...
Official nameCity of New York
Settlement typeCity (New York)|City
Image skylineNYC Montage 2014 4 - Jleon.jpg
Image captionClockwise, from top: Midtown Manhattan, Times Square, the Unisphere in Queens, the Brooklyn Bridge, Lower Manhattan with One World Trade Center, Central Park, the headquarters of the United Nations, and the Statue of Liberty
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Image sealSeal of New York City.svg
Nickname''See Nicknames of New York City''
Image mapMap of New York Highlighting New York City.svg
Map captionLocation in the U.S. state of New York (state)|New York
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